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McDermott & Bull Places Director of Treasury at American Apparel

IRVINE, California, December 7, 2016McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Tassie Hall as Director of Treasury with American Apparel, an American clothing manufacturer, designer, distributor, marketer and retailer.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant; and Brian Selvey, Director of Recruiting at McDermott & Bull.  According to Bull, “Tassie couldn’t have been more perfect for the Treasury leader role at American Apparel.  With industry knowledge and experience, Tassie found a nice home with American Apparel and they are really happy with the result.”

Hall is a relevant and experienced retail-brand Treasury leader.  After a long stint with DAZ Systems, Inc., a company that provides business solutions for complex business challenges, she joined Forever 21, a retail clothing chain.  At Forever 21, Hall took on the cash management responsibilities, which launched her Treasury career.  She was quickly promoted to Treasury Manager, where she led all cash management and cash forecasting, and later became the Senior Global Treasury Manager, reporting directly to the CFO.  In addition to her Treasury responsibilities, Hall played a key role in several systems implementations and was responsible for fraud prevention.

Hall earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach.

About American Apparel

Founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles, California, American Apparel is an American clothing manufacturer, designer, distributor, marketer and retailer.  American Apparel bases its manufacturing in a seven-story 800,000-square-foot factory in downtown Los Angeles where it produces more than 50,000 different products and garments.  American Apparel employs over 7,000 and remains one of the few consumer brands companies to produce its merchandise the USA.  American Apparel is a vertically integrated Company which minimizes the use of sub-contractors and offshore labor.  The integration extends to 200+ retail storefronts worldwide in 19 countries, all of which are owned by the Company.

American Apparel employs over 7,000 people worldwide.  Most of those jobs are right here in the USA.  Their team of those who create, cut, dye, sew and ship, accounts for more than 4,000 employees in the LA-area factories alone.  Their income goes back into the local economy through the American Apparel employees’ purchasing power, as well as through state and city taxes on payroll and property.

About McDermott & Bull

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